Game of Thrones Was Born 23 Years Ago — Why The Books Will Forever Be Better Than the Show

Column by Emmanuel Nataf August 1, 2019
Game of Thrones was born 23 years ago. Here are four reasons the books will forever be better than the show.
The Winds of Winter

Neil Gaiman NOT Co-Writing George R.R. Martin's Book

News by Peter Derk February 23, 2016
A tongue-in-cheek fantasy about a Gaiman/Martin collaboration turns into news somehow.

Jessica Jones vs. Sansa Stark: Rape Culture in Entertainment, and Why We Should Talk About It

Column by Leah Rhyne January 12, 2016
Trigger warning: We are going to talk about rape, and our reactions to the loss of innocence vs. the thirst for revenge.
George R.R. Martin Misses ‘Winter’ Deadline

George R.R. Martin Misses ‘Winter’ Deadline

News by Riki Cleveland January 6, 2016
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, folks, but winter is most definitely not coming. Yet.
George R.R. Martin Gets Zombified in 'Z Nation'

George R.R. Martin Gets Zombified in 'Z Nation'

News by Raine Winters
Not even death will stop him from finishing his next book!

Dear George R.R. Martin

Column by Rob Blair Young May 6, 2015
Dear George. I love you. I hate you. Oh, I don't know how I feel anymore ... but I do know you're a tease. Won't you please listen to me?

5 Reasons Why We Love Lannisters (and Other Morally Gray Characters)

Column by Rob Blair Young April 3, 2015
A look at why morally gray characters are so compelling, using the Lannisters of Westeros as my primary examples. Beware: Spoilers abound!
George R.R. Martin will be Skipping San Diego Comic-Con to Finish his Book

George R.R. Martin will be Skipping San Diego Comic-Con to Finish his Book

News by Raine Winters
The famous author made the announcement in a blog post.

Five Books to Read in the Dead of Winter

Column by Emma McMorran Clark January 9, 2015
Winter isn't done with you yet. Here are five books to help you cope.

Usurping the Throne: Game of Thrones and George R. R. Martin's Dilemma

Column by Rajan Khanna July 25, 2014
Season Four of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' began a distinct move father away from the source material. What does this mean for the books and, most importantly, the ending that they are speeding toward?
Martin tells impatient fans to 'Fuck off'

George R.R. Martin Wants You to ‘Fuck Off’

News by Bree Ogden July 10, 2014
In his latest attempt to reclaim his personal life, George RR Martin tells impatient Game of Thrones fans to ‘Fuck off.’
Navigate Westeros With This Handy Google Map

Navigate Westeros With This Handy Google Map

News by Sean May
A new interactive map of the world of Westeros from the TV show 'Game of Thrones' and the book series A Song of Ice and Fire shows every character's path, eventual death.

Stop Trying To Make Me Read Game of Thrones (And Yes, I Know That's Not What They're Called)

Column by Kelly Thompson July 5, 2013
As a fan of HBO's Game of Thrones, I am endlessly peppered by requests (read: demands) by fans of George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice & Fire series to read the books. My Answer? No. At least not yet.

Father Figures: Father-Child Relationships in Fantasy Fiction

Column by Rajan Khanna June 14, 2013
With Father's Day coming up we look at the various father-child relationships in fantasy.
George R. R. Martin Wrote 250,000 Words for ‘The World of Ice and Fire’

George R.R. Martin Wrote 250,000 Words for Companion to ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’

News by Dean Fetzer May 29, 2013
At ConQuest 44, the author behind ‘Game of Thrones’ talked about a new book called ‘The World of Ice and Fire,’ which was initially supposed to be just 50k words.
HBO Considering ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Series

Fancy a ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Series?

News by Dean Fetzer March 22, 2013
George R.R. Martin revealed in an interview that there’s been some talk with HBO about a prequel to the successful fantasy series, to be based on some of his stories.
New George R.R. Martin The Winds of Winter chapter

Winds of Winter - New Chapter of George R.R. Martin Saga Available Online

News by Dean Fetzer
Another chapter of Martin’s next novel in the “Song of Ice and Fire” series is available on his blog as a “belated Xmas/New Year’s gift”.

What Do The Authors Of Serialized Works Owe To Their Fans?

Column by Rob Hart July 9, 2012
Do fans have the right to hate on George R.R. Martin for not finishing the 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series faster? Does an author of a series owe his or her fans anything?

The Importance of George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire'

Column by Rajan Khanna April 6, 2012
A look at how George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' is redefining epic fantasy and how he subverts our expectations in the genre.

A Recap Of... Game Of Thrones

Column by Cath Murphy March 30, 2012
Buckle your halbard and sharpen your axe! Game of Thrones is back on the small screen at the weekend. What some would call the definitive guide to books one through five awaits, sers and ladies.
George R.R. Martin releases chapter from next book

Sneak Peek At George R.R. Martin's Next Novel, 'The Winds of Winter'

News by Rob Hart December 30, 2011
As a Christmas treat for his fans, George R.R. Martin has released a full chapter from the next installment of his 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series, 'The Winds of Winter'.